Saving for the Holidays

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* How in the world is it already November? I’m sure I don’t need to remind you but Thanksgiving is in THREE weeks and Christmas is in SEVEN AND A HALF! Now that you are panicking along with me, let’s talk about money and the holidays! Fun, right?! It doesn’t have to be stressful if you have a system in place. The sooner you do it, the[Read more]

What You Need To Know Before You Go To Aldi

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I remember the first time I went to Aldi – it was nothing like I expected but in the end, it was SO much better! I actually called my mom and listed[Read more]

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*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I’m going to be talking a lot about our house and making it a home. A few years ago Ryan bought a foreclosure and the people leaving the home destroyed it before[Read more]

Amazon Fall Finds

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I’m trying my hardest to at least wait until September to break out the fall decor but the last few days have been a little cooler, causing me to have visions of[Read more]

What I Wish I Had Known Sooner – Money Edition

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* If you have read some of my past posts, then you know that I’m all for owning up to my past mistakes. Hopefully someone reading will learn something from my stupidity! Just[Read more]

Small Business Saturday – Bella Rose Boutique

*This post may contain affiliate links. I receive a small percentage of an affiliate sale without any cost to you. I only link to items I truly recommend, and I thank you in advance for your support of Fire + Wife. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* As you all are aware, this past month there was a ton of hype about Amazon Prime Day. Many other major chain stores attempted to compete with their sales, as did the[Read more]

Learn How To Sell Your Stuff

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* It’s been over a month since I quit my job and we are still making it without that extra paycheck. Want to know how to make extra money with stuff already in your house? Keep reading! I mentioned before that I felt like I was “pre-nesting” before we get pregnant. I am on a cleaning kick.. and I am also on a “get rid of everything”[Read more]

Improving Your Credit Score

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* I won’t lie to you, I never really thought about my credit score until the last few years. It seemed like a lost cause due to student loans and medical bills. One day I signed up for Credit Karma and decided to slowly get rid of past due bills. Over the last year or so my credit score has improved by at least 100 points. Seriously![Read more]

HOTTEST POOL FLOATS OF SUMMER 2017

*Fire + Wife is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.* Last year was the year of the swan pool float. This year? It’s too early to tell (I’m gonna throw it out there that I think it’s the unicorn) but there are so many options out there that I can’t wait to get to the pool![Read more]

WHERE TO FIND AFFORDABLE HOME DECOR

*This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure page.* In my last post I mentioned how to date on a budget. Next I’m going to share with you my favorite places to buy affordable home decor. I’ve been trying very hard to make our house a home but it’s hard to do with limited money and especially now with only one income. Of course I check out thrift shops, garage sales, Craiglist, and other sites[Read more]